Lansing man facing eight felony charges following police chase

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – A 26-year-old Lansing man is facing eight charges after police say he pointed a handgun at a man and lead officers on a chase.

It happened around 6:10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27 in the 1100 block of Hapeman.

Police say Luis Lino Jr. pointed a hand gun at a man near the intersection of West Willow and Comfort Streets.

Officers found Lino Jr. in the back yard of a home in the 1100 block of Hapeman.

Police say Lino Jr. dropped the handgun and struggled with police when they tried to arrest him. Then they say Lino Jr. took off.

Officials chased Lino Jr. a few blocks south, where he was arrested.

Two officers were injured during the chase, but their injuries are minor.

Lino Jr. is facing eight felony charges. His charges including peace officer – disarming firearm, weapons – carrying concealed, weapons – firearms – possession by felon, weapons – ammunition, possession by felon, police officer – assault/resist/obstructing and weapons – felony firearm.

Lansing Police say Lino Jr. is also a habitual offender and this is his 4th offense.

Lino Jr.’s bond is $20,000 cash/surety. He’s due back in court for his pre-exam conference and preliminary hearing in May.

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